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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 8 April 2016

This hotel is clean, small, has large rooms with high ceilings and is right on the beach. The staff is friendly and the restaurant is decent. The beach is beautiful, but water is really for surfers only. We had a very pleasant stay and it was nice to see many more locals on this beach than tourists.

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Minnesota
Reviewed 16 February 2016

The ceviche was good, the local beer was cheap. The food was a little on the pricey side so we only ordered appetizers and beers while we watched the surfing competition. The grass backyard was a novelty to see.

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Thank jshallow01
Jaco, Costa Rica
Reviewed 11 December 2015

longtime locals favorite, see the young surf crowd at work and play....decent food and great surf contest Saturdays 4pm. Adjacent hotel has relaxing ocean view pool and decent rooms. Bring your magnifying glass, the receipt for a group is impossible to read and shockingly high if you don't pay attention.

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1Thank CupoticoDave
Edna, Texas
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We stayed at the Backyard Hotel for two nights while in Hermosa. It's right on the beach which was nice. The downside is that its a surfing only beach... to rough for you to swim in, so plan on just looking at the water. Our room was on the bottom floor and faced the side of another hotel. The benefit...

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2Thank SaltyLife4Me
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

The beach is beautiful! Came here to eat and swim ! The waves were big and they were having a surf contest ! Food was delicious and decent price ! Only few minutes away from Jaco ! Wanted to come here to see iguana ! Someone told us they feed them and a ton of them would come out !...

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Thank Melody Q
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 August 2015

We stayed at the hotel 1 night while waiting for a friend's house to be available. Our rooms were clean, comfortable, and perfectly accommodating. We enjoyed the restaurant & bar, too. Best of all is the amazing view and hanging out at the amazing beach, watching the surfers.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Stayed there for a month, service in restaurant was great, food was great and the bar is awesome. The rooms are all super clean and have great views of the beach and the ocean. Overall the cleanliness is excellent and I can't wait to come back!

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Thank David A
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 16 July 2015

This hotel was probably among the first in Hermosa and it is probably the most popular. The rooms are good size with comfortable beds, clean bathrooms and good a/c, cable tc and wifi. Their pool is small but clean and rarely ever crowded. They are right in front of the beach so that is always a plus. Every Saturday afternoon...

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1Thank Juan J
Satellite Beach, Florida
Reviewed 16 June 2015

I knew when my husband booked this hotel that I would be uncomfortable there because we had stayed there some 12-15 years ago. However, since it was his birthday wish to have the surf right out the "backyard", I told myself to suck it up. He booked us the Master Suite hoping that it would be better than the other...

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5Thank SanMartinoItalianGrl
Italy
Reviewed 11 April 2015

After 5 months of them saying they would credit me the money they still have not and I have been forced to write this terrible review of their unlawfull business practices. I have all of the emails and they admitted they overcharged my credit card by 50.00 but now refuse to repay overcharge amount. BEWARE!!!!!!! They thought I would just...

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Backyard2014, General Manager at Backyard Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry that this issue has not been resolved to your satisfaction. We here at The Backyard Hotel take great pride in our customer service. It is our mission to provide our clients with the best possible vacation experience & to go out of our way everyday to ensure their satisfaction. We also pride ourselves on our honesty and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Backyard Hotel is located on the beautiful, luscious green, central Pacific coast of Costa Rica in Playa Hermosa, just 4 kms south of Jaco Beach. This tropical paradise boasts one of the country's most well-known surfing and sunbathing beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backyard Hotel

Address: Hermosa Beach | 4 km south of Playa Jaco, Playa Hermosa 4023, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: ₹ 6,743 - ₹ 16,957 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Backyard Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“for us we enjoyed the lower floor ocean suite looking at the surf break and have your cup of coffee and watch wild red macaw parrots.”
 of 5 bubbles fissshy, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor, ocean front.”
 of 5 bubbles 580kurtd, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room upstairs was closer to the highway. We could hear trucks, but it didn't bother us.”
 of 5 bubbles choirgirlcalifornia, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles MStra, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Top floor rooms have a great view of the ocean, bottom floor rooms face the pool or side of another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles SaltyLife4Me, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
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